News | May 27, 2008

Network Performance Monitoring Solution Gains Images Per Minute Feature

May 28, 2008 – DICOMetrix, an image flow and network performance monitoring solution, now boasts a new Images Per Minute (IPM) feature that allows for user-controlled monitoring on the enterprise version in IPM, in addition to the previously announced Images Per Second (IPS).

The IPM feature is reportedly beneficial for monitoring slower modalities and slower inter-facility connections in a PACS enterprise that are typically around one IPS. Monitoring in IPM makes setting baseline and alert settings much easier and more accurate, according to the company.

DICOMetrix is a resource tool that enables PACS Administrators, directors and IT personnel to actively monitor, historically track system performance, and alert radiology and PACS support staff about system slow-downs and outages.

DICOMetrix is a 3 tiered software package. The first tier is a client that sits at the workstation level (rad station, modality, CD burner, Rimage, film scanners, etc.) and monitors how fast the images are coming into that station. The second tier is the DICOMetrix Server that resides on the DICOM Server and monitors IPs sending into this server as well as outgoing traffic. The Third tier is a new Web-based enterprise solution (WebDES) that monitors all clients and servers in one easy to access location. After base-lining the enterprise, it also allows a user or administrator to set alerts for notification if any levels drop below specified tolerances as well as gather data for quick reporting. The DICOMetrix early warning system reportedly proactively tracks DICOM image flow and network problems before they become patient care problems.

For more information: www.doubleblackimaging.com

Related Content

Videos | Enterprise Imaging | December 14, 2018
ITN Editor Dave Fornell and ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr share their insights on the vendors highlighting EI
RADxx Announces 2nd Annual Award Winners for Outstanding Leadership in Medical Imaging Informatics
News | Radiology Business | December 14, 2018
RAD Women (#RADxx), a networking group for the advancement of women in imaging informatics, recently announced the...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | December 13, 2018
ITN Editor Dave Fornell and ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr share their insights on the vendors showing AI prod
FDA Clears iCAD's ProFound AI for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Technology | Mammography | December 07, 2018
iCAD Inc. announced clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their latest, deep-learning, cancer...
YITU Releases AI-Based Cancer Screening Solutions at RSNA 2018
News | Artificial Intelligence | December 06, 2018
Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare company YITU healthcare released two brand-new products, Intelligent...
Veterans Integrated Service Network 19 Implements System-Wide Radiation Dose Monitoring
News | Radiation Dose Management | December 04, 2018
Agfa HealthCare announced it has collaborated in delivering a system-wide DoseMonitor automated software implementation...
ScreenPoint Medical and Volpara Partner to Bring AI to Breast Imaging Clinics
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | December 04, 2018
ScreenPoint Medical has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Volpara Health Technologies. Volpara will...
Infervision Introduces AI Capabilities for Chest CT Reading
Technology | Computer-Aided Detection Software | November 30, 2018
Big data and artificial intelligence (AI) company Infervision announced the launch of InferRead CT Chest, a new product...
University of Utah Health Radiologists Select Philips Illumeo for Adaptive Intelligence
News | Artificial Intelligence | November 30, 2018
At the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Philips announced radiologists at the...